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Family Outreach Worker- CASAC in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

We are hiring a full time CASAC counselor to work with families (primarily women and children) with addiction issues on Wards Island in NYC.

Job Description:

  • Will work collaboratively with mental health clinicians to provide evidence based substance use interventions as part of the broader treatment plan led by the mental health clinician
  • Use of evidence based protocols (ex. Teen Intervene, Seeking Safety etc.) through the modalities of individual & group therapy to address issues of substance use
  • On-going coordination & consultation with Case management to facilitate youth & family engagement & participation
  • Attend and participate in all hall meetings
  • Initiate interaction and peer consultation as needed with Medical, Psychiatry & Psychology treatment teams to enhance treatment planning around substance use issues & treatment planning.
  • Continually monitor and evaluate achievement of substance use goals set in treatment plan
  • Run substance use psychoeducation groups